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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 34 km S of Arenas, Panama

Earthquake location 7.0666S, -80.9221WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 34 km S of Arenas, Panama (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.9221 West, latitude 7.0666 North, depth = 8.65 km. The temblor was reported at 11:56:25 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.65 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 11:56:25 / February 6, 2021 @ 11:56 am. Unique identifier: us6000dfa0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfa0.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km S of Arenas, Panama.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.9221° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.0666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34 km S of Arenas, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-06 11:56:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-07 05:27:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.45 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 201 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dfa0 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dfa0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dfa0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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